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Former Hull City player signs deal at Hull FC

Hull FC winger Lewis Martin

Hull FC’s rebuild for 2025 is well underway, with the club announcing a number of incoming signings and contract extensions in recent weeks. FC are derperate for an improved 2025 season, having suffered a torrid 2024 Super League season so far.

FC have already announced several major signings for 2025, with John Asiata, Jordan Abdull and Jed Cartwright set to join the club for next season, alongside new head coach, John Cartwright. Treigh Stewart had also been announced for next season, however, the club pulled the deal following an allegation of domestic violence against the player.

Director of Rugby, Richie Myler, has also been busy with the club’s retention plans in recent weeks. The club announced a new contract for Logan Moy last month, and Davy Litten signed a new deal on Monday this week.

Now, another member of the club’s talented crop of young players had committed his future to the club.

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Hull FC winger signs two-year contract extension

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The club released a statement confirming that young winger, Lewis Martin, had signed a two-year contract extension with the club. The statement read:

“Hull FC are pleased to confirm that young winger Lewis Martin has signed a two-year contract extension with the club.

“The deal sees the 19-year-old remain at the MKM Stadium until at least the end of the 2026 Betfred Super League season.”

Speaking in the club statement, Martin expressed his delight at his new deal to stay with the Black and Whites.He hopes to be a key part of a group of young talent at the club for years to come. He said:

“I’m buzzing to commit my future to my hometown club for another two years.

“I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunities I’ve been given since making my debit last year, and I’m determined to keep improving and doing my part for this team.

“It’s a really exciting period to be a young player at this club. With the likes of Logan (Moy) and Davy (Litten) also committing their future here, we’ve got a core of local lads with their best years ahead of them who are going to keep improving and developing over the next few years.”

Myler delighted to tie down “superb” Martin

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Speaking following confirmation of Martin’s extension, Myler expressed his delight that Martin would remain with the club for a further two seasons. Myler has spoken previously of the importance of maintaining a core of local talent at the club at they attempt to rebuild their playing squad.

Myler, said: “Since stepping up to the first-team environment 18 months ago, Lewis has shown some real professionalism and determination to keep developing and achieving his personal goals.

“Just like with Logan and Davy, Lewis knows he isn’t the finished article yet and that there’s still plenty of years of development ahead, but he’s shown some superb early signs and we believe he’s going to be one of our exciting talents for years to come.”

Martin came through the club’s youth academy, howeverm he also has a background in football. Martin joined the Black and Whites from Championship side, Hull City, on a talent transfer.

Hull FC host the Leeds Rhinos on Saturday afternoon as they continue their search for a second win of the season.

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